A decade ago, few Chinese women would even think about spending 300 yuan buying herself a bottle of perfume, even in China’s most sophisticated city like Shanghai. Now, perfumes are indispensable for young Chinese office ladies, the target of cosmetics companies.
What kind of perfumes do they love? A list of the top five most popular perfumes among Chinese women as surveyed by a Chinese fashion site gives a hint.
A favorite of thin, short-haired, capable women. Notes of citrus, water lily, jasmine, peach, and sandalwood.
Voted mostly by women who cherish their families and know how to enjoy their lives. Delicate florals of wild rose, red cyclamen and peach flower blossom mix with deeper scents of blue hyacinth, iris and nectarine.
Favored by sleek city girls. Notes of lilac, linden blossom, exotic mandarin and bergamot.
Favored by trustworthy female bosses. Notes of peony, peach blossom, tea leaf and green lilac.
Chosen by tough, confident women. Notes of musk, vanilla and ginger, used for daytime.
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